Alagna Valsesia is located in Italy, in Piedmont, it's the last village in Valsesia, situated at the foot of the southern face of Monte Rosa, at 1200 meters of altitude, along the river Sesia.
Of ancient Walser origin, the population of Alagna arrived in Valsesia from Macugnaga around the XIII century and still nowadays the small village has maintained its ancient architecture and structural characteristics intact. The most meaningful testimony of this descendance is represented by the typical walser hamlets.
Since ever Alagna has been a tourist resort of great interest for ramblers and mountaineers that come from all over the world and engage themselves both in the easier paths and in those which require more expertise.
The climb to Capanna Regina Margherita, at 4552 meters of altitude, is commonly done in the summer. Capanna Regina Margherita is the highest refuge in Europe.
As far as winter sports are concerned, Valsesia is one of the most renowned centres, thanks to its well known resorts which brings the skiers into the heart of Monte Rosa. It also belongs to one of the biggest skiing resorts in Europe, thanks to the new ski lift which connects Alagna to Gressoney and Champoluc.
These are lots of temptations also for those who love off track skiing: thanks to the several valleys and free slopes which unravels in the precious snow, Alagna has won the title of “ Free Ride Paradise”.